Tag: Architecture

How old architecture is adapting to modern surroundings

How old architecture is adapting to modern surroundings
Posted on 9 July, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With the importance of retaining architectural features, many new businesses are now choosing to keep the character of their commercial building by incorporating the new with the old. In the past, many beautiful pieces of architecture... Read More

Is 3D Printing the way forward for Commercial Development?

Posted on 7 March, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

It has become one of the most revolutionary advances in technology in decades. Last year we saw people printing cups, bike helmets and even food. The possibilities to indulge your imagination are endless, and, with that freedom, 3D printing seems to be here... Read More

RIBA reveals Visions of Cities of the Future in new Exhibition

Posted on 9 February, 2015 by Neil Bird under Uncategorised

Have you ever watched a new skyscraper thrusting its way into a once familiar skyline and wondered what your city will look like in 50 years’ time? Imagining the city of the future has long been a source of fascination for architects, designers,... Read More

Listed Status awarded to 14 Post-War Office Buildings

Posted on 29 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties

In a move likely to dismay as many as it pleases, 14 office buildings designed in the post-war era have been awarded Grade II listed status. The announcement was made yesterday, following an 18 month project by English Heritage, and includes office... Read More

Award Winning Trinity Square named Carbuncle Cup Favourite

Posted on 2 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

Just months after it picked up two prestigious design awards a £150m Tyneside retail   development is now favourite to win this year’s Carbuncle Cup — for Britain’s most unattractive new building. In July Gateshead’s Trinity Square shopping... Read More

The Shard celebrated in RIBA Awards

Posted on 19 June, 2014 by Neil Bird under Top Properties

The Shard is among 56 buildings recognised as ‘exceptional’ by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in its annual awards revealed today. The London Bridge Quarter tower now joins the long-list for this year’s Stirling Prize which, it... Read More

Property Firm to sponsor Stirling Prize

Posted on 13 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

Property firm Brockton Capital —owner of Birmingham’s upmarket shopping and office development the Mailbox — is to sponsor one of the UK’s most prestigious architecture awards. And following a further year of no prize money, the Royal Institute of... Read More

Architect’s new Headquarters are better by Design

Posted on 27 May, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

While scores of companies are taking space in London’s Tech City, one national body is heading to the North-East to cash in on the region’s specialist knowledge of computer aided architectural design. RIBA Enterprises, the commercial division of... Read More

MMU places iconic Toast Rack on the Market

Posted on 27 March, 2014 by Neil Bird under Commercial Sales and Lets, Top Properties

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has placed the Hollings Building on the market as part of an ongoing strategy to consolidate its campuses. No guide price has been given for the Wilmslow Road property - which is widely known as the Toast Rack due to... Read More

Protests fail to save Modernist Edinburgh Landmark

Posted on 17 January, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

One of Edinburgh’s most controversial buildings — which has stood empty for almost 10 years — is to be gutted in a multi-million pound makeover. St Andrew Square is a prime location that will attract quality occupiers, the developers... Read More